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The First Naval War College Plan Against Spain by Lt. Cmdr. Charles H. Stockton

Contents: Introduction The Historical Setting Stockton’s West Indies’ Strategy and the War Plan The Legacy of the Stockton War Plan Endnotes Kenneth C. Wenzer 1 Naval History and Heritage Command Introduction In a message to Congress on March 8, 1880 … Continue reading

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Inside the Archives: Lessons Learned: Researching the Battle of Jutland 1916 at the Naval Historical Collection, U.S. Naval War College

Dara A. Baker Head Archivist U.S. Naval War College Newport, RI It all started with the desire to create an exhibition for the Battle of Jutland’s 100th anniversary. Sure, I thought, I’m positive that the Naval Historical Collection includes enough … Continue reading

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View from the Quarterdeck: July 2014

Have you ever wondered why it is that some individuals seem to be almost innately curious about the study of history? I vividly recall my mentor at the University of Washington, Professor Wilton B. Fowler, saying at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Learning to Fail: Lessons for the Twenty-First Century from the Pacific War

Brent Powers Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Introduction As the U.S. military finds itself several years into its rebalancing to the Pacific, with an unspoken focus on China, today’s naval officers would recognize the conditions that their pre-World War II forebears faced. … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW – Blue versus Orange: The U.S. Naval War College, Japan, and the Old Enemy in the Pacific, 1945-1946

Hal M. Friedman, Blue versus Orange: The U.S. Naval War College, Japan, and the Old Enemy in the Pacific, 1945-1946. Newport, RI: Naval War College Press, 2013, 364 pp. Review by Joseph Moretz British Commission for Military History The role … Continue reading

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